November 25, 2011
Yemen's Dangerous Power Vacuum
Bruce Riedel, The Daily Beast
Saleh is the fourth dictator to fall this year in the tsunami of change that has swept Arabia. His departure will inspire Syrians and Bahrainis. It may inspire young Saudis too. The U.S. gains from a successful Saudi deal. Obama’s team helped to corner Saleh. The deal also helps ease U.S.-Saudi frictions. The new crown prince gains too.
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